Light & Shadow Observatory

by  Michigan Science Center

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Embark on a virtual journey through the path of totality, exploring the phenomena of solar and lunar eclipses. Understand how light and shadow play a crucial role in creating these breathtaking events and get a sneak peak of the 2024 solar eclipse that will be visible from the United States.

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By Request: $150.00
By Request Premium: $140.00


45 Minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

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Primary Disciplines

Sciences, STEM, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Programs cancelled after confirmation of booking will be rescheduled to the next available opportunity.

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Michigan Science Center

Detroit, Michigan
United States

What is ECHO?

ECHO stands for Engaging in Collaborative, Hands-on Learning. Visit the Michigan Science Center and join us for a great learning experience
without leaving your classroom! Our new ECHO program brings live science demonstrations
and activities directly to your students over the internet.  


Our videoconferencing programs allow you and your
students to participate in highly interactive and fun learning in real time. We
have taken the Next Generation Science Standards and have created programs that
are informative and entertaining. No special hardware is required to bring a
virtual visit to your classroom. A connection can be done with a computer,
webcam, projector and high speed internet. All you need to do is click a link
and the fun begins!

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Program Details


This program begins with an introduction to to the moon and its phases, followed by an introduction to eclipses and why they happen. Next, participants will discuss the 2023 and 2024 eclipse. Finally, students will engage in a discussion of the difference between annular and total solar eclipses.


Participants will...

- Explore the moon and its phases

- Engage in discussions about eclipses

-Understand why eclipses happen and they difference between them

- Discuss Annular and Total solar eclipses